Jaya Prithvi Municipality

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Jayaprithvi Municipality

जयपृथ्वी नगरपालिका

Jayaprithvi Municipality is located in Sudurpashchim Pradesh
Jayaprithvi Municipality
Jayaprithvi Municipality
Location in Nepal
Jayaprithvi Municipality is located in Nepal
Jayaprithvi Municipality
Jayaprithvi Municipality
Jayaprithvi Municipality (Nepal)
Coordinates: 29°33′N 81°12′E / 29.550°N 81.200°E / 29.550; 81.200Coordinates: 29°33′N 81°12′E / 29.550°N 81.200°E / 29.550; 81.200
Country   Nepal
ZoneSeti Zone
DistrictBajhang District
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NST)
Postal code
Area code(s)092

Jayaprithvi (ancient name Chainpur[citation needed]) is a municipality and the district headquarter of Bajhang District in Province No. 7 of Nepal that was established on 18 May 2014 by merging the two former Village development committees Rithapata, Chainpur, Hemantabada, Luyanta and Subeda.[1][2] It lies on the bank of Seti River. At the time of the 2011 Nepal census it had a population of 22,191 people living in 4,015 individual households.[3]


Bajhang Airport lies in Old-Rithapata.[4]


  1. ^ "72 new municipalities announced". My Republica.com. Archived from the original on 2014-06-18. Retrieved 2014-06-10.
  2. ^ "Government announces 72 new municipalities". The Kathmandu Post. Retrieved 2014-06-10.
  3. ^ "National Population and Housing Census 2011" (PDF). Central Bureau of Statistics. November 2017. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Bajhang Airport" (PDF). Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal. Retrieved 1 May 2018.